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KDOT Announces Approved November Bids

Road Work AheadThe Kansas Department of Transportation has announced approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. Two Russell County projects were included.

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Traffic Stop Leads to the Arrest of Three

Drug Arrest 2Two men and one woman were arrested Tuesday morning in Russell County for possession of drugs.

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Commodity Distribution is Dec. 16, 17 in Russell

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations next week, one on Tuesday and the other on Wednesday.

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Blehm, Axelson Qualify for State Debate Tournament

Russell Champion MascottRussell High School students Taelyr Blehm and Devon Axelson have qualified for the 3-2-1A State Debate Tournament.

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Cattle Thefts Reported

Crime PhotoTwo incidents of cattle thefts have been reported to the Russell County Sheriff's Office within the past week.

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USD 407 BOE Accepts Grants, Discusses LOB Mail Ballot

RCACF Grant PresentationThe USD 407 Board of Education officially accepted more than $9,400 in grant funds from the Russell County Area Community Foundation at its regular monthly meeting Monday evening.

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Two Men Arrested on I-70 for Drug Possession

Drug ArrestTwo men were arrested Monday evening on eastbound Interstate 70 in Russell County for possession of marijuana.

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